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    September 26, 2012
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responding to the controversial call that has turned the word of pro football upside down. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. good morning. thank you for joining us on this wednesday, september 26th i'm pam cook. >> and i'm dave clark. let's check your weather and traffic. steve always says exit stage right. [ laughter ] >> i'm not going anywhere though. not right now. there is a lot of fog out there. for september i keep waiting for fog to disappear. but brandon from pacifica said it's cold here. not much has changed on the coast. highway 4 getting a little slow here in the bay point area. it's already sloe in antioch and pitsburg. and this morning we've had slow traffic some other spots too.
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this is a look at 237 as you cross 880. it looks pretty good. i wonder if the controls can bring up the san mateo bridge. because that bridge is a problem. there was late running road work on the san mateo bridge and you can see if you look at this picture, the traffic is almost backing up toward the toll plaza. they are picking up the cones but you should be aware the san mateo bridge is not a great option for you right now. let's go back to the desk. only on 2, 25 pot plants were seized in an overnight bust in san jose. the raid happened on charter park drive. janine de la vega is right there now. you have new information from the police j mean. >> reporter: i just got off the phone with the police haunt who said the marijuana confiscated was worth $150-$250,000.
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you can see here is leftover paraphia fell ya. police got a call from someone doing a maintenance check on the building at charter park drive near capitol expressway. ten officers responded and it took them several hours to haul all the plants out. >> at this point this case will be turned over to our narcotics unit and they will do follow up and see who is leasing this building. >> reporter: police say the business seems to be a front for the grow operation. i've even called the phone
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number but nobody is answering that line. here you can see this is next to a business called super tech. on the other side of this industrial park we see an electronic computer company. hopefully as the businesses and the employees arrive, we will see if they noticed any funny business going on inside here. reporting live from san jose janine de la vega ktvu channel 2 news. police say this kind of indoor pot bust appears to be a new trend. police are discovering fewer marijuana plants growing outside on public land. law enforcement officials believe more marijuana is being grown on private property.
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in just a few hours a meet willing be held at a san mateo elementary school where a nine- year-old girl was abducted from a restroom and molested. alex savidge is there at park side elementary where the school is on high alert this morning. >> reporter: even though a man has been arrested in connection with this brazen crime, parents here are still worried. that is why san mateo police and the superintendent will be holding a meeting for parents here at park side elementary school to talk about this kidnapping. nay will also discuss possible changes to the policy. it was last friday when a nine- year-old girl was kidnapped from a stranger at a nearby bathroom. prosecutors filed charges against 25-year-old bradley mrozak of san francisco. he groped that girl inside the bathroom and put his hand over her mouth and carried her off campus. we were able to talk to the man who's daughter is friends with
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the victim. >> they all worry about each other so yeah they look up to each other. yet when you go home or something you have to go with the pair. go with your family. >> reporter: and in light of what happened school officials tell ktvu they are considering closing the park side campus all together. and no longer allowing parents to wait outside of their children's classrooms as they do right now. friday's kidnapping keep in mind happened right as school was letting out. the accused kidnapper in this case he was arraigned on felony kidnapping. he also harassed students at two other nearby schools earlier that same day. in the meantime parents worried about the safety of their students. they will be gathering for that meeting. it gets started at 8:30 this morning. live this morning in san mateo alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. our ktvu cameras caught the
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image of a man in a carjacking. he was taken into custody yesterday afternoon. police say he had stole an car at gunpoint from the home depot parking lot. police located at car at an apartment complex and arrested grays as he was trying to run from the apartment. 6:06. iranian president is in new york today to take center teenage before the united nations general assembly. iran's nuclear program will be the big focus. coming up at 6:15 we'll take you live to the washington, d.c. bureau and tell you how he's responding to new threats from the united nations. i have to think these refs work part time for the obama administration and budget office.
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they see the national debt clock staring them in the face. they see a debt crisis and they ignore and pretend it didn't happen. >> during a campaign stop in ohio ryan told the crowd he is angry his beloved green bay packers were as he said robbed of a victory. president obama talked about it as well saying it's time to bring the regular nfl referees back to the job. controversial play that ended monday nights sea hawks packers game has the nfl negotiating with referees again after seeing this last chance hail marry pass as a touchdown. espn reports the meetings lasted until early this morning. negotiations are expected to resume later today as well. so-called replacement refs initially made two different calls on that play. the san francisco giants do not plan to add cabreras name to their post season roster. cabrera was suspended for 50 games for violating major
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league assistance abuse policy. the team could choose to use him during the national league championship series. of course if the team makes it that far. time now 6:08. starting march 1st rvs will not be allowed to park overnight in some san francisco neighborhoods. yesterday the board of supervisors passed a ban on rvs saying the idea is to get people out of rvs and into temporary housing. however there are some homeless advocates that are saying this will force more people out on the streets. complete list of locations that are banning rvs will be banned by the city transportation agency. it will include parts of the sunset and bay view districts. 6:09 is the time. time to check back in with sal. any problems? >> we are looking at the san mateo bridge very closely pam and dave. we've had late rink road work. they have picked it up. actually i'm looking at this and traffic is seemingly not getting worse. which is the first good sign we
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don't have anything major in the lanes now. and this could just clear out. you never know. so just keep watching it for you. the traffic here if you are driving at the bay bridge toll plaza is getting a little slower. just at 6:15 or so is when you turn the metering lights on. this morning if you are driving on highway 4, there is a crash. there is also slow traffic already in pittsburg. let's go to steve. thank you, sal. there is a big fog bank out there for september. a lot of fog out there. even fog inland. some are down on the ground, some are up there. fog, sun, cool by the coast. 58-68. fog then breezy by the bay. 60s and 70s. inland some fog and then it burns off sunny. san francisco should be 70 degrees on the high side this time of year. this will be the official temp
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62. south beach, china base will be a little warmer. probably the mission as well. you know what i'm saying. temperatures will be influenced by that fog bank which isn't going anywhere. there are signs it might later. 50 in san rafael. if they didn't have that fog they would be cooler than that. west, southwest 17 at travis. that is stronger than yesterday. even a westerly component to vacaville. there are signs of high pressure is going to build in starting friday. and if that is the case, then everyone will warm up including the coast. but we'll ease into that. morning fog and sunny. light west breeze. that will pick up a little later. 60s and 70s and 80s. petaluma 74. clearlake and ukiah is still a little warm. 82 brentwood. alameda upper 60s.
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84 pleasanton. temperatures just holding steady here. right about near average for some. cupertino 80. fremont at 76 beautiful degrees. that is the spirit. 75 menlo park. 60 pacifica. no big changes thursday. there are signs it will be warmer friday and if everything continues to come in the way the forecast models say it will be warmer by the coast. getting around san francisco could become easier. the announce the this morning of a new and shared ride in the city. also an about face for a teenage driver involved in a deadly crash in concord. what is expected to happen in court today. also an antijihad ad is popping up at subway stations. why the ads are up despite objections from the city. vo: for years, sacramento politicians have chopped away funds for our schools.
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this hate group. >> there are ten ads throughout the city. a couple of the ads were vandalized just hours after they went up. iran's president takes the stable at the united nations today. one stay after president obama made new warning about iran's nuclear program. >> reporter: mahmoud ahmadinejad is expected to call for a new world order to stop what he calls the era of u.s. bullying. now u.n. officials have urged him not to use the same type of inflammatory language he as used in the past. in an interview he denied iran was building a a nuclear weapon and dismissed threats frommize rail about possible attacks. >> can one country becaused on just their own sole opinion decide and establish a run line -- red line for another country and threaten attacks? >> reporter: president obama
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warned in his u.n. speech yesterday, time is running out for iran to resolve disputes over the nuclear program but he did not outline specific consequences. reporting live from washington, d.c. alison burns ktvu channel 2 news. time now 6:16 in just a couple hours a concord teenager is expected to be in court reportedly to enter a guilty plea in connection with a crash that killed a father and daughter. it happened back in april on treat boulevard. police say the 17-year-old was speeding when he hit solomon nuri and his nine-year-old daughter when they were riding bikes. just last month he pleaded not guilty to charges. but we are hearing this morning he is expected to enter a guilty plea to vehicle manslaughter charges. minority groups are furious they that san francisco police
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computers -- they released arrest totals that date back at least ten years. crimes committed by various asian groups were mostly classified as chinese. programs that help minorities say they need accurate record keeping to better focus on their resources. police blame the error on old computers. they are dividing up asians into 18 subgroups. later this morning a jury is expected to hear police tapes of a san francisco crime lab technician that admitted to stealing small amounts of cocaine. if debra madden is convicted she faces a federal charge that carries a possible prison term of four years. she is accused of stealing cocaine from the police crime lab back in 2009. firefighters are slowly gaining ground on the fire near campo in san diego county. the flames have burned nearly 3,000 acres inquest troy -- and destroyed at least 20 homes.
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one elderly man died in the fire after he decided not to evacuate. san franciscans will have a new ride to get around the city. san francisco mayor ed lee will announce an agreement with a scooter company. san francisco will be home to the first network of shared electric scooters. at first there will be 50 scooter. primarily in the south of market area. rides will cost $5 an hour or $10 round trip commutes. let's check in with sal. see how folks are getting around this early hour. >> well, they are dave and pam. traffic is going to be busy this morning if you are driving. let's start off with highway 4. we will look at that and the traffic is moving along pretty well here in bay point. but it's going to be slow in the antioch area. it's also going to be very slow as you drive through portions of pittsburgh and bay point. but it's already getting slower for example on the way to concord. out to the bay bridge toll
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plaza we go it's backed up. the metering lights have been turn -- metering lights have been turned on. but once you make it on to the bridge it's a ten minute drive into san francisco with no major delays. on the 80 freeway interstate 80 between pinole and richmond it's getting a little more crowded as we move the maps down to hayward. good news san mateo bridge is recovered now. all the lanes are open. traffic is just moderate. i'm looking add the livermore valley and 580 coming in just after 205 we have slow traffic. at 6:20 let's go to steve. thank you, sal. a very good morning. temperatures kind of stuck here. we have a lot of fog making its impact inland. even with a little stronger sea breeze today. no warmup. in fact the coast is really dealing with a lot of fog. in fact temperature there is 50s to upper 50s on the highs.
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or very low 60s. right now 50 san rafael. santa rosa with fog as well. 52. everyone is really close here. mid 50s for almost everybody. a little stronger component of a delta please-- delta breeze today. you can see a couple little lows spinning out there. high pressure is supposed to build in. it's supposed to do this. right here by friday. that will scour out that fog. thick fog out there. westerly breeze is in place. 60s and 70s and 80s. low, mid to upper. temperatures i think we carried most of those over into today. about the same thursday. it does look warmer friday. the weekend will be warmer for all. this morning radio shack announced its ceo is stepping down. he agreed to leave the company immediately and resign from the board of directors.
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received threats that turned out to be false alarms. idaho fisherman made a disturbing discovery. a human finger inside the belly of a trout that after some creative investigation police unraveled the mystery of the fish and the finger. idaho police took the finger and fingerprinted it. after running it there a data base they were able to locate its owner alive and well. he was a washington man that lost four-his fingers at -- four of his fingers at that lake in wake boarding accident. >> i just tell them no we couldn't find them. they are fish food. that is what i told people. >> first he said he didn't want the finger back. now he is talking to his doctor to see if it can be reattached. it's pretty well preserved because of the lake's cold temperature. let's go to sal. something is happening at sfo. what do you know? >> it's just air delays here.
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we have the air delays will be an hour and maybe even more. these will delays that have been reported to us. if you are catching a flight at sfo please give yourself extra time. steve said the fog has been thick. that is usually what causes air delays. let's take a look at some of the things northbound 280 getting up to 880 the traffic is moving well. on the sunol grade southbound 680 traffic is looking good as you drive past mission. there is a lot of fog out there. adam tweeted me and said it looks like june gloom out there. instead of september. i said no kidding. not much change. not much change. coast and bay 60s and 70s and 80s. time now 6:27. five gunmen robbed a bay area super market during the night. the police investigation into what happened at this east bay safeway. police discover hundreds of marijuana plants overnight in san jose. we'll tell you the surprising
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welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. we are looking at the opening bell of the nasdaq this morning. and that is mexico's president filipe calderon. of course world leaders in for the meeting. we are talking about the parties over. analysts are saying optimism over the central bank. it's not so great. and we're looking for more volatility as we head into earning season. we'll have all the business news coming up. we'll smile and say good
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morning, to you. thank you for joining us here on the channel 2 morning news. middle of the week. wednesday september 26th i'm dave clark. >> and i'm pam cook. time now is 6:30. here's a story you will only see on 2. hundreds of pot plants seized in san jose. overnight police spent several hours clearing out a building on charter park drive. janine de la vega has been there since 4:30 this morning talking to people that work nearby. janine. >> reporter: yeah. that is right. i just spoke to somebody off camera that works in the area. this is a pretty industrial area of san jose. she told me she could always smell marijuana in the air. and that most likely was coming from this business which is called onlinefurniturebuy.com. that is because they found hundreds of marijuana plants nearby. down on the ground you can see the paraphernalia that has been left over. invoice pad, this is a bud blood a fertilizer and a temperature gauge police found
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inside. just after 10 crank last night police got -- just after 10:00 last night police guilty a call from someone doing a maintenance check. they found 200 marijuana plants growing inside. they found a lab rat lighting and infiltration system. >> 250 plants is a significant bust. it's a phenomenon that has been happening throughout the city. so i wouldn't say it's a surprise. it's definitely a good amount of marijuana. >> police say the furniture business appears to be a front for the grow operation. there is an office desk and compute tear can be seen inside. we went to the website for onlinefurniturebuy.com but it comes from a different address. i called the phone number and nobody is answering that phone. police tell me that it's 50 pounds of usable marijuana product that they confiscated
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and that has a street value of $150-$250,000. they also plan on sending out their narcotics unit to follow up to try to catch up with this tenant to find out what he was doing inside here. reporting live from san jose janine de la vega. ktvu channel 2 news. time now 6:32. overnight news san jose police say a restaurant cook out on a work break became the latest victim of the growing violence on the streets of san jose. he is now in critical condition after being attacked late last night outside of a 7-eleven store on south white road. police are telling ktvu news the cook was taking a brief break from his job at a nearby restaurant when he was stabbed and brutally beaten. ktvu talked to the police a little while ago. they are still searching for suspects. >> we have several witnesses that came forward to help us with this investigation. we believe it was two hispanic males that left the area. prior to us getting there. we are going to do follow up
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and hopefully get these people in custody. >> right now it's not clear what led up to that attack. firefighters have cleared the scene of this house fire on midhurste court. the fire started last night in the garage. it quickly spread to the roof and the attic. the fire crews stayed there until just about 30 minutes ago. they were worried the roof might collapse. five people did escape without any injuries. they are now looking for temporary places to live. san leandro safeway store became a crime scene during the night but it has reopened now to customers. police say five gunmen robbed the check out stands last night. ktvu eric rasmussen is at the store right now on bancroft way. with the latest information. >> reporter: as you said this safeway just reopened its doors in the last 30 minutes. employees here this morning were not on duty last night but they told me they were aware of what happened to their
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coworkers and said some were shaken up. san leandro police say as many as five armed men rushed into this safeway around 9:00 last night. they apparently went right for the cash registers in front. investigators say it happened so quickly the men were in and out in a matter of minutes. detectives closed down the super market. there is surveillance video of the robbery and police confirm they are taking a close look at it today to try to identify the people responsible. in the last hour a neighbor here told us this is not the first problem they've had around here. >> it's going to happen. you know. it's bound to happen. you know. you have people that get mugged out here, cars get broken into it. it happens. where i live my car got stolen one time. >> reporter: and in just the last few minutes i checked back with san leandro police. they had no new information. still gathering evidence about what happened here. and of course we will be
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following up with them throughout the day. again we also talked to one employee who told us she did not know if her coworkers that were caught up in this robbery would even be coming back to work today. live in san leandro eric rasmussen. chp is looking for the drivers involved in a rolling shootout on interstate 580. officers found this car riddled with bullet holes on the shoulder of 580 last night. they believe someone in another car fired the shots while both cars were moving at about 7:30 last night. no reports of any injuries or arrests. the investigation shut down two miles of westbound 580 for 90 minutes. the san diego sheriffs department is waiting for an update on the conditions of two deputies who were injured during a 15 minute shootout yesterday. investigators say a 30-year-old suspect opened fire during a child sex abuse investigation. that suspect was also injured. both deputies under went surgery. the sheriff is only saying that he is cautiously optimistic about their recovery.
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time now 6:36. we are learning about the deaths of two nato service members in afghanistan. they were killed in a suicide attack. nato has not told us their nationalities but an afghan official tells the l.a. times both of those solders were americans. time is 6:36. mitt romney making his pitch to voters in the battleground state of ohio trying to boost his poll numbers. >> he said he can't change washington from the inside. only from the outside. well we're going to give him that chance to be on the outside on november 6th. >> mitt romney was referring to comments made by president obama at a forum last week. after this mornings rally, mitt romney heads to a round table discussion with business lead everiers -- leaders near cleveland. president obama also campaigning in ohio. he will be courting young
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voters. new poll shows president obama is getting the upper hand on mitt romney in ohio and florida. in ohio president obama leads romney 53% to 43%. latest new york times poll. in florida 53% of like lie voters say they favor president obama. 44% favor mitt romney. some sad breaking news now. music legend andy williams has died. the singer earned numerous gold and platinum levels. williams suffered from bladder cancer. he died in branson, missouri where he owned the moon river theater. he was 84. >> he was a fascinating man to listen to and enjoy. time now 6:38. sal, you've got things happening in your morning commute. >> yes, we do. it will be a little slow out there in many areas as it normally is this time of the morning. let's go out and take a look at some of the things we're
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looking at here. 80 westbound some pretty busy traffic as you head out to the mccarthur maze. there are no major problems on the way. it is getting busy from richmond and down into the mccarthur maze. at the bay bridge toll plaza it is backed top the mccarthur maze to the metering lights that are on. it's about a 20 minute delay. we've had busy traffic in the livermore valley this morning. especially coming in off the altamont pass. it does get better. if you're getting on the freeway at dublin it's not a bad drive. let's go to steve. all right, thank you. a lot of fog for september. there is a lot of fog out there. not going anywhere until maybe the weekend. maybe. there are signs. today it will flex its muscle. it has been working out big time. 50s and 60s by the coast. 60s around the bay or low 70s. inland 70s and 80s. temperatures seem to be running below average. should be 82 in santa rosa. 62 officially the high.
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there is other areas. other neighborhoods that are warmer. officially 62. been stuck around 62-63 for the longest time. the pattern looks like it might change. not until about friday. until then we start off with 50s. low to mid. mainly about 50-57 covers it. unless that really tails off it will not warm up inland. high pressure showing signs of building up into oregon. unless a little low spins out of here. that would give us a north, northeast wind which will take care of the fog. again that will be later in the week. morning fog. there is a lot out there. westerly breeze 60s and 70s and 80s. 77 novato, sonoma, and napa. petaluma 74. nice tweet from bub baa. very soupy in petaluma. wants warmer weather. not today. 68 berkeley. hayward 74 degrees. san jose 78.
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that is below average. morgan hill 84. saratoga 82. 72 san mateo. 75 menlo park. and 62 as we said in the city. doesn't look like much of a change thursday. there are signs friday we'll see a warmup inland with your weekend always in view. >> thank you. the calendar says september but it's already winter. at least looking like winter in parts of colorado. areas above 11,000 feet are seeing about three inches of snow. today it's supposed to be the coldest day this week. a little bit of a warmup is heading their way as well. time now 6:41. ten days ago there was a strange orange flash reported at a san francisco bart station. now we know what happened. we know what that mysterious light was. and a san mateo elementary school is trying to put parents at ease after a little girl is kidnapped by a stranger from a school bathroom.
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good morning. lots of fog on the coast. there are signs it will warm up on friday and into the weekend. welcome back.
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good morning, to you. here's a quick look at some of the top stories we follows for you right now at 6:44. iran's president speaks today in new york at the u.n. general assembly. now he's calling for what he calls a new order. replacing what he calls the error of bullying by the united states. some world leaders plan to walk out when he begins to speak. overnight police in san jose say hundreds of marion plants were seized from a business on charter park drive. that raid started about 10 10:00 last night. it lasted several hours. police are now investigating whether that business was really a cover for a grow operation. and a safeway store was robbed last night by gunmen. targeting the cash registers in the checkout aisles. that super market is now open again. police are telling ktvu they are examining the surveillance video hoping to catch the suspects. in less than two hours san
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mateo police will meet with anxious parents at park side elementary school. that is where a nine-year-old girl was taken from the restroom and molested. alex savidge is there. alex. >> reporter: good morning. san mateo police and the superintendent will be meeting with parents later this morning here at parkside elementary school to talk about that kidnapping from last week. even though a man has been arrested in connection with the brazen crime, a lot of parents are still on edge. it was last friday when a stranger came on to campus here and kidnapped a nine-year-old girl from a school bathroom. she eventually managed to escape. prosecutors filed charges against 25-year-old bradley mrozak. san francisco. he groped that girl, put his hand over her mouth, and carried her off of campus. police say eventually the girl fought back and was able to get away as the man tried to bring her to a house in this area. the assistant superintendent told ktvu she is surprised this
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happened on campus and says the district will look the what more can be done to keep kids safe. >> i would anticipate there will be changes. along the lines of closing campuses and not letting parents on campus to wait for their children outside of their classroom door. that is something we are discussing and something we will probably include parents in that conversation. >> reporter: friday's kidnapping happened right as school was being let out. the accused kidnapper in this case was arraigned yesterday. prosecutors say the same day the kidnapping on friday earlier in the day he actually had gone to two other nearby schools and harassed students at that time. parents will be gathering here to meet with police and district officials. that meeting here at park side elementary school. live this morning in san mateo alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. former san francisco human rights commercializer due to be
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arraigned today on child pornography charges. 66-year-old larry brinkin was arrested last week after they found graphic photos of children on his computer. he was first arrested on similar charge charges in june but they did not file charges saying they needed more time to in fact. two men from sunnyvale were arrest the accused of stealing 49 laptop computers from facebook's old headquarters. 20-year-old brandon simon is a security guard. he used to work at the palo alto campus. he was arrested along with 21- year-old travis calhoun. police pulled them over a short time later. police say they recovered all of the stolen items. facebook completed its move to menlo park but still has equipment at the old palo alto location. bart is saying an electrical
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surge was the reason for that unusual sight in san francisco ten days ago. look at these pictures. you see the brief flash of orange in the upper left hand picture and the smoke fills the bart station. barts chief engineer says that was an arch of 1,000-volts of electricity caused by metallic debris on the tracks. he says there was never any fire and that surge caused very little damage. he was a billionaire entrepreneur that helped coplan papal. now he has plans to revolutionize travel. coming up we'll have more on his new vision. there could be progress in the standoff between american airlines and its pilots.
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time now 6:49. we have to get people where they need to go. how is 280 doing? >> it's doing pretty well so far dave as i've been looking at it in san jose. this is the freeway that gets crowded. it still looks good. you can tell there is a lot of people on it. one false move and we could be in bad traffic land. we will keep watching it. it usually does get busier get into the valley. the compute is slow at the bay bridge. which is typical. metering lights came on at 6:15. the morning drive in livermore has been slow. castro valley still looks good. let's go to steve. thank you, sir. foggy morning. usually by september you know the city coast warms up. we get that offshore breeze. no sign of it yet. however, maybe by the weekend things continue to come in as
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advertised. today we deal with a lot of low clouds and fog. even down to san jose, up to santa rosa. temperatures stuck. 50, 50-57. i haven't changed these at all. inland temps will not be warming up if anything they will stay the same. hi pressure showing signs of building pressure. everything points toward the warmup after tomorrow. morning fog and then sunny. temperatures though if that high does build in and goes up toward oregon and northern california we would get our first knot, northeast wind. again i need to see things develop before i go with it. morning fog, sunny. some of that fog is rather thick. temperatures not going anywhere compared to yesterday. very close. 60s and 70s and mainly low to mid 80s. not much of a change thursday. does look warmer friday.
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leading edge of that system building in will give it a warmup. >> thank you, steve. being called the perfect storm. the big event expected to bring in one million people into the city on the first weekend of october. new allegations made against oakland city council member. the comparison she is accused of making between the police and catholic priests. -those other store cards... -...preferred shopper... ...club...things... ...kept sending me coupons for cat food. i'm just not a coupon clipper. i buy what i want to buy. can i get a reward for that? [ frank ] introducing something extra from raley's, bel air, and nob hill.
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welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. live look at the big board. dow jones down just a little bit at this hour. nasdaq and s & p down a little bit. more protests going on in greece and here in the u.s. about our upcoming earning season. there are reports that oakland police officers say that a city council member has disrespected police officers. the oakland tribune says council woman rebecca compared police officers -- now reportedly sergeant jake says he heard caplin make that comparison.
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hearing is scheduled for 2:00 this morning for for the man acaused of kidnapping and killing sierra lamar. he was arrested in may but sierra lamar's body has not been found. investigators say they have dna evidence linking him to the 15- year-old lamar who disappeared in march. san francisco is dealing with its first human case of the west nile virus in seven years. health officials say an unidentified man was hospitalized with the virus late last month. he has not traveled recently so he most likely contracted the mosquito born illness here in the bay area. just last week a dead bird infected with the west nile was near san francisco college. san francisco city college may shut down two of its campuses. they have to come up with a plan to reorganize its finances. shutting down the castro and
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rest video campuses may be a part of that plan. board of trustees will talk about this during a meeting tomorrow. if you don't have plans the first weekend in october, don't worry there is plenty to do and about one million people will join thaw yo -- will join you that weekend. along with a 49er game and a giants playoff game. it will also be fleet week. the america's cup will also take place in the bay. the italian heritage parade don't forget that in north beach and castro street fair. plenty to do. time now 6:57. sal, there is plenty to do around the toll plaza. >> there is. just called waiting dave and pam. you will be waiting there for a bit. it's backed up. and looks like traffic will be a little slow. one of the right lanes i do see flashing lights. we'll get to the bottom of that for you. it's at least a 20 minute delay. also the morning commute is
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going to be busier now on 80 westbound as you drive from pinole to richmond. now to steve. looks more like june gloom than the middle of september. 50s and 60s. inland temps 80s. any sign of a warmup? we'll have that coming up. also coming up a story you will only see on 2. a san jose furniture store becomes the scene of a huge pot bust. terrifying moments with super market shoppers in the east bay. stay right here with us.
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san jose police make a surprising discovery inside a furniture business. it took hours for them to haul out what was found inside. a scary situation in the east bay overnight. several armed robbers burst no a supermarket. in just about an hour, iran's president will go before the u.n. general assembly in new york. what he will tell the world about iran's nuclear program. and a concord teenager returns to court and his expected plea in the death of a th